History of Productions by Year

Year

Season

Production

Director        

1942

Red Cross

The Late Christopher Bean

Rupert Scott

1943

Gisborne Bush Fire Relief Fund

Rookery Nook

Rupert Scott

1943

Red Cross

Ten Minute Alibi

Rupert Scott

1944

Food for Britain

The Shop at Sly Corner

?

1944

Red Cross

Rookery Nook

Rupert Scott

1944

Red Cross

Thark

Rupert Scott

1945

Mordialloc Citizens League

Thark

Rupert Scott

1946

January

Grouse In June

Stephen H Fitton

1946

June

Petitcoat Fever

Stephen H Fitton

1946

September

The Eighth Wonder

Bill Williams

1946

September

The Monkey's Paw

Robert Amor

1946

October

The Late Christopher Bean

Alex McRae

1946

December

Once a Crook

Stephen H Fitton

1947

April

Murder Without Men

John Bowes and Stephen H Fitton

1947

June

A Night of Ballet

Jean Alexander

1947

July

George and Margaret

Stephen H Fitton

1947

September

The Will

Ethel Chadwick

1947

September

The Dear Friend

H William Hanton

1947

September

Miss Marlow at Play

Jock McLorinan

1948

April

Jupiter Laughs

Jock McLorinan

1948

July

Acacia Avenue

John Bowes and Stephen H Fitton

1948

August

A Night of Ballet

Jean Alexander

1948

October

The Rising Generations

Ray Fellows and Ron Bailey

1948

December

While The Sun Shines

Jock McLorinan

1949

March

The Shop at Sly Corner

Alex McRae

1949

June

Fools Rush In

Jock McLorinan

1949

September

Grand National Night

Bill Williams

1949

December

The Crime of Margaret Foley

Jock McLorinan

1950

March

Great Day

Terence Crisp

1950

May

Harmony Inn

Ethel Chadwick

1950

June

The Light Heart

Stephen H Fitton

1950

September

Summer In December

Bill Williams

1950

December

The Chiltern Hundreds

Jock McLorinan

1951

April

The Druid Circle

Stephen H Fitton

1951

June

Give Me Yesterday

Alex McRae

1951

September

On Monday Next

Bill Williams

1951

December

Power Without Glory

Terence Crisp

1952

April

Saloon Bar

Alex McRae

1952

June

Background

Jock McLorinan

1952

September

Night Was Our Friend

Stephen H Fitton

1952

December

The Happiest Days Of Your Life

Bill Williams

1953

March

Bonaventure

Conzee McLorinan

1953

June

Will Any Gentleman?

Stephen H Fitton

1953

September

The Late Christopher Bean

Alex McRae

1953

December

A Lady Mislaid

Ethel Chadwick

1954

March

Ladies In Retirement

Bill Williams

1954

June

Heaven Can Wait

Bill Williams

1954

September

The Third Visitor

Conzee McLorinan

1954

December

Count Your Blessings

Ethel Chadwick

1955

March

The Willow and I

Conzee McLorinan

1955

June

The Happy Breed

Veranne Irving

1955

September

Ten Little Niggers

Bill Williams

1955

December

Without the Prince

Stephen H Fitton

1956

March

Rebecca

Jim Carr

1956

June

Madam Tic-Tac

Benita Berkholz

1956

September

As Long As They're Happy

Stephen H Fitton

1957

January

The Secret Tent

Stephen H Fitton and Nola Stanway

1957

April

George Washington Slept Here

Bill Williams

1957

June

The Gift

Norman A Vary and David Williams

1957

August

Laughter In The Dark

Stephen H Fitton

1957

October

I Remember Mama

Alex McRae

1958

January

We Must Kill Toni

Bill Williams

1958

April

Dead On Nine

Jim White

1958

July

Escapade

Ethel Chadwick

1958

October

Blithe Spirit

Deborah Filgate

1959

January

Twilight Walk

Rupert Scott and Bill Williams

1959

April

The Remarkable Mr. Pennypacker

Conzee McLorinan

1959

July

Anastasia

Stephen H Fitton

1959

October

The Happy Time

Ethel Chadwick

1960

February

Man Alive

Bill Williams

1960

May

Subway In The Sky

Conzee McLorinan

1960

July

Small Hotel

Ray Burgess

1960

October

Sabrina Fair

Audrey Beldham

1961

February

The Rape of the Belt

Ethel Chadwick

1961

April

April Spectacular

Cliff and Bob Hallett

1961

May

Doctor In The House

Ray Burgess

1961

August

The Tea House Of The August Moon

Ethel Chadwick

1961

October

Serious Charge

Kenneth Woodward

1962

February

Visit to a Small Planet

Ray Burgess

1962

May

Charley's Aunt

Lorna Kirkwood-Jones

1962

July

Meet a Body

Ethel Chadwick

1962

November

Life With the Girls

John Tonkin

1963

February

Dinner with the Family

Lorna Kirkwood-Jones

1963

May

The Iron Duchess

Ethel Chadwick

1963

July

A Little Bit of Fluff

Bill Williams

1963

November

The Truth About the Truth

Ben W Levy

1963

November

Home is the Sailor

Margaret Wood

1963

November

The Asset

Robert Kemp

1964

February

The Importance of Being Ernest

Dr. Alan Cole

1964

June

Roar Like a Dove

Ray Burgess

1964

October

Book Of The Month

Audrey Cummin

1965

February

A Clean Kill

Ray Burgess

1965

May

Zip Goes a Million

Ray Burgess

1965

October

The Curious Savage

Eileen Wayman

1966

February

A Hot Summer Night

Margaret Brown

1966

May

Sweeney Todd

Bill McLorinan

1966

August

The One Day Of the Year

Eileen Wayman

1967

February

Yes  My Darling Daughter

1967

May

The Entertainer

Bill McLorinan

1967

August

Hotel Paradiso

Margaret Brown

1967

November

The Devil's Disciple

Eileen Wayman

1968

February

Two Dozen Red Roses

Margaret Brown

1968

May

Semi-Detached

Eileen Wayman

1968

August

Gaslight

Bryan Hyam

1968

November

The Lovebirds

Audrey Cummin

1969

February

A Mini Revue

Eileen Wayman

1969

February

An Entertaining Venture

Eileen Wayman

1969

February

Harlequinade

Eileen Wayman

1969

February

The Betrayal

Eileen Wayman

1969

April

Waters of the Moon

Margaret Brown

1969

July

The Reluctant Debutante

Bill McLorinan

1969

October

Summer and Smoke

Margaret Brown

1970

January

The Cure for Love

Valarie Dawn

1970

May

Mary Mary

Ray Burgess

1970

July

The Mystery of the Hansom Cab

Bill McLorinan

1970

October

Hay Fever

Edward Hill

1971

February

Gigi

Iris Hall and Margaret Brown

1971

June

Say Who You Are

Bill McLorinan

1971

November

Busy Body

Ray Burgess

1972

March

Out of the Question

Margaret Brown and Iris Hall

1972

June

A Penny for a Song

Ray Burgess

1972

November

Five to a Flat

Sonya Dobson

1973

March

Viet Rock

Norman Southerby

1973

July

Dark Of The Moon

Eileen Wayman

1973

November

A Cuckoo in the Nest

Arthur Simons

1974

February

In the Heart of the British Museum

Norman Southerby

1974

May

The Private Ear

Sonya Dobson

1974

May

The Public Eye

Sonya Dobson

1974

May

Two One Act Plays

Sonya Dobson

1974

November

The Crucible

Geoffe Hooke

1975

June

Murder In The Red Barn

Arthur Simons

1975

September

Eh?

Sonya Dobson

1975

December

Keep Tightly Closed  In a Cool

?

1975

December

A Two Part production

Evelyn Hunter

1975

December

Ergo

Martin Skinner

1976

January

Only an Orphan Girl

Bill McLorinan

1976

June

The Admirable Crichton

Evelyn Capper

1977

February

The Late Christopher Bean

Jessica Heap

1977

August

Love from a Stranger

Jessica Heap

1977

November

Puss In Boots

Len Green

1978

July

Chu Chin Chow

Len Green

1978

November

See How They Run

Wynne Higgins

1979

April

Murder at the Vicarage

Brian Hyams

1979

August

East Lynne

Jessica Heap

1980

October

Free As Air

Len Green

1981

September

Move over Mrs Markham

Rob Davies

1981

December

Love's A Luxury

Bob Jewell

1982

April

Blithe Spirit

Peter Lunn

1982

May

A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum

Roger Adams and Paul Cauchy

1982

October

They Don't Grow on Trees

Rob Davies

1982

December

Aladdin

Bob Jewell

1983

March

Sorry Wrong Number

Bob Jewell

1983

March

Rinse the Blood Off My Toga

Martin Ludwell

1983

March

The 15 Minute Hamlet

Philip O'Brien

1983

April

The Ghost Bird

Bob Jewell

1984

July

Salad Days

Bob Bilsborough

1984

August

The Match Girls

Nina Cooke

1985

March

Oliver

Andrew Jarrett

1985

April

The Crucible

Kate Jackson

1985

August

Charlie Girl

Nina Cooke

1986

April

A Bed Full of Foreigners

Rob Davies

1987

April

Dimboola

David Bellette

1987

November

Season's Greetings

Terrill Taylor

1988

March

Shut Your Eyes and Think of England

Rob Davies

1988

June

 Black Comedy   Terry Taplin

 

1988  

November

Man of Steel

Michael Fletcher and Carolyn Waddellell

1989

March

Half In Earnest

Nina Cooke

1989

June

Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead

Bruce Crowl

1989

August

Fur Coat and No Knickers

Terry Taplin

1989

November

The Furtive Fortunes of Fickle Fate

Bet Bamford

1990

March

Who Goes Bare

Rob Davies

1990

June

Absurd Person Singular

Andrew Van Nooten

1990

August

One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest

Terry Taplin and Bruce Crowl

1990

November

Murder at the Music Hall

Samantha Ellis-Barr and Dan Ellis

1991

March

When We Are Married

Flip Brudenell

1991

July

West Side Story

Deborah-Ann Jenkins

1991

September

Fumed Oak

Flip Brudenell

1991

September

Romeo and Juliet

Jon Cocks

1991

September

Rinse The Blood Off My Toga

Keith Gledhill

1991

November

The Revenge of Sir Jasper

Keith Gledhill

1992

March

Daylight Savings

Dan Ellis

1992

August

Zartan

Grace Painter

1992

August

Nudes In Waning Light

Samantha Ellis-Barr

1992

August

Too Long An Autumn

Terry Taplin 

1992

November

Ma Baker's Tonic

Dan Ellis

1993

March

Come Blow Your Horn

Rob Davies

1993

August

Farce of the Devil's Bridge

Bob Jewell

1993

August

Impromptu

Arthur Simons

1993

August

Room 22

Terry Taplin

1993

November

Little Mary Sunshine

Gary Simpson

1994

March

Stepping Out

Keith Gledhill

1994

August

Fur Coat and No Knickers

Dan Ellis

1994

September

Womberand

Flip Brudenell

1994

September

Woman Alive

Grace Painter

1994

September

Among Those Present

Keith Gledhill

1994

December

Sheerluck Holmes

Jacqui Clayton

1995

March

A Slice of Saturday Night

Keith Gledhill

1995

June

Two Weeks with the Queen

Roy Thompson

1995

December

Rome Sweet Rome

Dan Ellis

1996

March

They Ran Naked

Dan Ellis

1996

June

Hard Times

Shirley Fitch

1996

August

A Night Out

Dan Ellis

1996

August

Werewolf

Grace Painter

1996

August

Ritual of Dolls

Wynne Higgins

1996

December

Umpire Strikes Back

David McCall

1997

March

A Slice Of Saturday Night

Keith Gledhill

1997

May

Last Tango in Little Grimley

Dan Ellis

1997

May

Mixed Doubles

Dan Ellis

1997

June

It Runs In The Family

Grace Painter

1997

August

Educating Rita

Bet Bamford

1997

September

The Boat

David McCall

1997

September

Gosforth's Fete

Karen Green

1997

September

The Intruders

Keith Gledhill

1997

December

Phantom of the Music Hall

Dan Ellis

1998

March

Darling Buds of May

Shirley Fitch

1998

June

A Chorus of Disapproval

Bet Bamford

1998

August

Brenton vs Brenton

Dan Ellis

1998

December

Laughter In The Dark

David McCall

1999

March

Anne Of Green Gables

Shirley Fitch

1999

June

All Things Bright and Beautiful

Flip Brudenell

1999

September

It's Now or Never

Dan Ellis

1999

December

Arsenic and Old Lace

David McCall

2000

March

Cold Comfort Farm

Dan Ellis

2000

June

Status Quo Vadis

Roy Thompson

2000

August

Sometimes My friend

Flip Brudenell

2000

August

Impromptu

Juliet Hayday

2000

August

As Long As We Can

Wynne Higgins

2000

December

Allo Allo

David McCall

2001

March

The Odd Couple

Roy Thompson

2001

June

A Fortunate Life

Bett Bamford

2001

September

The Adman

Leon Bannister

2001

December

Cash On Delivery

Dan Ellis

2002

March

Sabrina Fair

Shirley Fitch

2002

September

Travelling North

Judy Corderoy

2002

December

There Goes The Bride

Roy Thomson

2003

March

The Sum Of Us

David McCall

2003

July/August

Dolly West's Kitchen

Richard Keown

2003

December

Don't Dress For Dinner

Rob Davies

2004

May

David Copperfield

Bett Bamford

2004

July

The Boat

David McCall

2004

July

The Conversion of the Anglo Saxons

Ross Ditcham

2004

December

Flying Feathers

Grace Painter

2005

April

Kindly Leave The Stage

David McCall

2005

November

Lend Me A Tenor

Keith Gledhill

2006

March/April

Running Riot

Grace Painter

2006

August/September

Dancing At Lughnasa

David McCall

2006

November/Dec

Move over Mrs Markham

Christine Davies

2007

March

Eat Your Heart Out

Grace Painter

2007

May

Girls' Night Out

Keith Gledhill

2007

November/Dec

Nil By Mouth

David McCall

2008

April

The Removalist

Alan Tonkin

2008

June

Tom Jones

Roy Thompson

2008

Nov/Dec

Out Of Order

Dave Wearne

2009

April

Billy Liar

David McCall

2009

June

Taking Steps

Dan Ellis

2009

Nov/Dec

Not Now Darling

Rob Davies

2010

April

One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest

Dave Wearne

2010

June

Young Turks

Roy Thompson

2010

Nov/Dec

Funny Money

Rob Davies

2011

April

Twelve Angry Men

Dave Wearne

2011

June

It's My Party (And I'll Die If I Want To)

Roy Thompson

2011

Nov/Dec

Cash on Delivery

Dan Ellis

2012

April

Wait Until Dark

David McCall

2012

July

The Mousetrap

Dave Wearne

2012

July

Murdered To Death

Dawn Ridsdale

2013

April

Dad’s Army

Ray Reid

2013

July

Eric’s Homecoming

Roy Thompson

2013

Nov/Dec

One Act Comedy - Easy Stages

Rob Lister

2013

Nov/Dec

One Act Comedy - Brenton vs Brenton

David McCall

2013

Nov/Dec

One Act Comedy - A Night Out

Keith Gledhill